19 terms

# Miss Lee's Place Value Flashcards

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ascending order
arranged from smallest to largest
base ten blocks
blocks that represent base ten number values
base ten system
a number system based on ten (position of the number)
digit
symbol used to show a number
equal
having the same amount or value
estimate
an approximate or rough calculation
greater than
more than, shows relationship between numbers
grouping
dividing things into equal groups
hundred
whole number equal to 10 X 10 (hundreds place is in the third place value)
less than
not as many, shows relationship between numbers
numbers
numbers describe quantities or value
number sense
understanding a lot about numbers and how they work
one
the number after zero, a cardinal number (ones place is in the first place value)
place value
the value of a digit depending on its place in a number
rounding
change a number to a more convenient number
ten
the number after nine, a cardinal number (tens place is the second place value)
thousand
ten hundreds (thousands place is the forth place value)
value
numerical worth or amount
zero
the numeral 0, used as a place value